Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-01511 to ORA-01520



ORA-01511: error in renaming log/data files
Cause: An error occurred during the ALTER DATABASE RENAME FILE command.
Action: Check the error stack for detailed error information.
ORA-01512: error renaming log file string – new file string not found
Cause: An attempt to change a log file’s name in the control file failed because no file was found with the new name.
Action: Make sure that the log file has been properly renamed by the operating system and retry.
ORA-01513: invalid current time returned by operating system
Cause: The operating system returned a time that was not between 1988 and 2121.
Action: Correct the time kept by the operating system.

ORA-01514: error in log specification: no such log
Cause: A log file name, or list of member names, did not correspond to an existing log.
Action: Specify an existing log file.
ORA-01515: error dropping log group string: no such log
Cause: ALTER DATABASE is attempting to drop a log file which is not known to the database control file.
Action: Specify the name of an existing log file.
ORA-01516: nonexistent log file, data file, or temporary file “string”
Cause: An attempt was made to use ALTER DATABASE to rename a log file, data file, or temporary file; or to change attributes of a data file or temporary file (for example, resize, autoextend, online or offline); or to re-create or move a data file. The attempt failed because the specified file is not known to the database’s control file or is not of a type supported by the request.

Action: Specify the name or number of an existing file of the correct type, as appropriate. Check the relevant V$ table for a list of possible files.
ORA-01517: log member: ‘string’
Cause: Used to print member names
Action: See top level error for information
ORA-01518: CREATE DATABASE must specify more than one log file
Cause: Only one log file was specified in the CREATE DATABASE statement.
Action: Specify at least two log files.
ORA-01519: error while processing file ‘string’ near line string
Cause: CREATE DATABASE encountered a problem while processing specified file. The specified file is bad.
Action: Retry your system installation procedure or contact your customer support representative.
ORA-01520: number of data files to add (string) exceeds limit of string
Cause: CREATE TABLESPACE statement specifies more files than is permitted for this database.
Action: Use fewer files or re-create the database with a larger value of MAXDATAFILES.

Above are list of Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-01511 to ORA-01520 received while performing certain operation against Oracle Database or related products.

What are Oracle Database Error Messages?

Oracle Error Messages may be returned while using products which are part of Oracle Database.  Each Oracle Database Error or Warning Message mentioned above contains the Warning or Error Message Statement, a short explanation of the probable causes of the Error message, and a recommended action.

Hope this was helpful.

SQLServerF1 Team
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